Moon Obituaries: Former Moon Woman, 103, Remembered

Patch features a listing of recent Moon-area deaths, as provided by Huntsman Funeral Home & Cremation Services and Copeland Funeral Home in Moon.

Mildred Minton Hartman

Mildred Minton Hartman, 103, of Independence Township and formerly Moon, died April 15 at . She was born Sept. 8, 1908 in Red Stone Township  and was preceded in death by her late husbands William Minton and Raymond Hartman.

She was he mother to William Minton, Robert Minton, Peggy Mauro, David Hartman and the late Delma Bise and the late Ruby Casey. She was the stepmother of the late Velda Tassone and the late Raeann Hartman.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

Family remembers her as the consummate homemaker and cook.

Visitation was held earlier this month at . Burial was conducted at Bethlehem Cemetery. The family suggests donations be made to New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Aliquippa.


Dina Mackey Kabana

Dina Mackey Kabana, 49, of North Fayette Township and formerly Moon, died April 14 after a long illness. Born in Sewickley, she was a 1980 graduate of Moon Area High School.

She is survived by her daughter Athena Kabana and son Dylan Kabana.

Services were conducted earlier this month and interment took place at Sewickley Cemetery.


Claire Alice Pugh Briggs 

Claire Alice Pugh Briggs, 85, of Moon Township and formerly Carnegie, died April 12 at the .

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles W. Briggs, whom she married in 1928. She is survived by children Wedny McDowell, Elliott Chiocchi, Jody Curigliano and Heidi Hudak. She was also the mother of the late Charles W. Briggs, III.

Briggs attended the University of Pittsburgh and held several jobs in sales and as a real estate agent. She was active in Carnegie Politics and was a devoted family matriarch. Briggs was an avid reader and passionate about baking, crafting and the outdoors. 


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